The Home Buying Process

Setting Priorities: Your Vision

It is important to be cognizant of your lifestyle to help set priorities in your property search. We will help guide you in this process. During our initial buyer meeting, we will collaboratively create a tailored search process to discover a property perfectly aligned with your lifestyle and requirements. This involves comprehensive discussions about budget considerations and preferred neighborhoods. Our meticulous analysis will delve into your daily routines, helping us pinpoint where you primarily spend your time within a home, and consequently, establish lifestyle-driven priorities.

For instance, if your profession involves remote work, an in-home office area could become imperative. If hosting social gatherings is a common practice, expansive communal spaces might be a priority. Likewise, if you're an avid gourmet chef, a thoughtfully designed, well-equipped kitchen would understandably be a key factor in your search.

Questions to Consider

  • Why have you decided to move?
  • When would you like to move?
  • How long have you been looking?
  • What do you like most about your present home?
  • What do you like least about your present home?
  • What are your hobbies and special interests?
  • What neighborhoods do you like?
  • What style of property would you like? (e.g., Victorian, Marina, contemporary)
  • What condition? (e.g., fixer-upper, new construction)
  • Is your home currently on the market? How long? At what price?
  • Are you the sole buyer or do you have partners?
  • Are you ready to purchase now, or do you have to sell a property, let a lease expire or wait for any other reason?

Create a Wish List and the Prioritize

Property Type
Single family home, condominium, or something else?
Number of Bedrooms/Bathrooms
Consider your current needs and possible expansion in the future.
Size of the Home and Lot
Consider your current needs and possible expansion in the future.
Separate Dining Room or Eat-In Kitchen
Do you plan to host and entertain in your new home?
Play Area and Garden/Yard
Ensuring your children and pets are comfortable in your new home.
Climate and/or View
A home is more than just four walls and a roof, after all.
Parking, Transit, and/or Home Office
Whether you commute or work from home, these are important considerations to keep in mind.
Neighborhood and Local Community
Shopping, restaurants, enterntainment, parks and recreation, etc.

We are committed to facilitating your experience by coordinating your visits to newly listed properties as they emerge on the market. Whenever feasible, we will personally assess properties prior to your viewing, ensuring that your time is spent on the most promising options. It's worth noting that, in order to seize opportunities for appealing or attractively priced properties, flexibility in your schedule might be necessary on occasion.

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Your Guide to Buying a Home

If you're thinking of buying a home, check out our full Home Buying guide to learn what to expect throughout the process.